Press Release

Thrifty Car Rental Announces Red Carpet Ride Sweepstakes

The Thrifty Red Carpet Ride Sweepstakes will award six weekly winners and one Grand Prize winner.

Charlie Coniglio
VP, eCommerce. Global Distribution, Marketing and Advertising
(918) 669-3087

Tulsa, Okla., Sept 8, 2010 – Thrifty Car Rental, a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc., is launching its Red Carpet Ride Sweepstakes on Sept. 8, 2010. For six weeks until Oct. 19, 2010, Thrifty will award a weekly winner with one free week of a car rental from Thrifty at a U.S. location of the winner’s choice.

In addition, Thrifty will award one Grand Prize winner randomly selected from all eligible entries. The winner will receive 50,000 AAdvantage® miles (two roundtrip tickets in the U.S.), one free week of a car rental from Thrifty at a U.S. location of the winner’s choice, four nights at a Hollywood or Los Angeles hotel and two tickets to Universal Studios. The entire package is valued at $2,725.

“For over 50 years, Thrifty has been a valued partner to the budget-conscious traveler,” said Charlie Coniglio, vice president, eCommerce. global distribution, marketing and advertising at Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. “We want to thank our customers for their years of loyalty with a chance to win not only an entire week of car rental, but the opportunity to win a full Los Angeles vacation package equipped with flight, hotel, entertainment and car rental from Thrifty.”

No purchase is necessary to enter the Thrifty Red Carpet Ride Sweepstakes. It is open to U.S. residents, 21 or older, with a valid U.S. driver’s license. One winner will be selected at random each week beginning Sept. 15, 2010 through Oct. 19, 2010. Each weekly winner will receive a free week of car rental. Thrifty will select the grand prize winner randomly from all eligible entries on Oct. 19, 2010.

To enter, visit and follow the entry instructions.

About Thrifty Car Rental

Thrifty Car Rental is a subsidiary of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. Together with its corporately-owned locations and those of its franchise owners, the Thrifty Car Rental brand serves value-conscious travelers from approximately 983 locations in 77 countries. For more information, visit: or